Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Students

That feeling of loss: What school year 2020 has been like for students of Class 10 & 12

Students of class 10 & 12 say Covid-hit 2020-21 has been ‘stressful’, ‘exhausting’. Educationists point to those without online tools, say that gap has to be bridged.

Lack of healthy food in school yrs caused 20 cm height gap across nations, study finds

Researchers assessed the height and weight of 65 million school-aged children and adolescents in 193 countries.

UK to mass test university students before they return home for Christmas

Under new government guidelines, students will be able to travel home on staggered departure dates set by universities between 3 and 9 December.

SC allows NTA to hold NEET on 14 October for those who missed it on 13 Sept due to Covid

The results of NEET-2 will be declared on 16 October. The earlier exam guidelines released by the Centre are likely to remain in place, which bars closed footwear.

JEE-NEET brings another student protest before Modi govt. This time, opposition is united

The controversy over NEET-JEE examinations has exposed many fault lines in the Indian education system and its attempt to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

Govt to use NCC, NSS volunteers to help students who don’t have smartphones & laptops

Ministry of Education’s ‘Learning Enhancement Guidelines’ suggest community guided support for students who don’t have digital tools or teachers living nearby.

NEP finally ends science-commmerce-arts school trauma. But will Indian parents ever grow up?

The Modi govt’s ambitious National Education Policy completely overhauls India’s education system, but one major decision is to eliminate ‘rigid’ separation of streams.

Covid shows online teaching can be the future, but physical classrooms still the real deal

Despite the convenience and utility of online teaching during a pandemic, there's a strong case to be made for why physical classroom's shouldn't go out of style.

‘Mistrusting’ Gandhi family trusts and finding ‘Vikas’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

StudentsLivesMatter trends as students outrage at UGC decision to hold final exams amid Covid

Students and parents have severely criticised UGC’s decision, saying the commission is ‘playing with students’ lives’. They have demanded cancellation of the final-year exams.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.